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May Meetup (now June) – AngularJS, Ionic, Heroku Connect and RemoteObjects

Salesforce meetups seem to be coming thick and fast these days. It seems I’m requesting a pass from the wife every week to attend yet another geeky meetup, although this one was unavoidable as my good friend is the EMEA Marketing Manager for Appirio. Hello, Mr Abl. Plus, his extremely welcoming Marketing Assistant Hind Adamou!. Read more about May Meetup (now June) – AngularJS, Ionic, Heroku Connect and RemoteObjects[…]

Coming Soon: Offline Data Access for Salesforce1

Last week was a busy seven days in the world of Salesforce. Not only did the Salesforce1 World Tour event land in London, but the release notes for the upcoming Summer 14 release were published. As you’ll know, whenever a new release’s documentation is unleashed into the wild, any number of blogs start appearing regarding its content Read more about Coming Soon: Offline Data Access for Salesforce1[…]

Dos and Don’ts for Attending the Salesforce1 World Tour

There is now only a little over a week to go until the Salesforce1 World Tour touches down in London on Thursday 22nd May.  As the Salesforce community continues to grow in both size and pull, events like these attract more and more new attendees. If you’re one of them, or if you’re not yet Read more about Dos and Don’ts for Attending the Salesforce1 World Tour[…]

Platform Supremacy

Platform Supremacy  Salesforce.com recognised as clear leader in Platform as a Service market sector by Gartner. Each year the folks over at Gartner stick out a number of Magic Quadrants for a range of technology markets. Magic Quadrants are probably the simplest form of market analysis out there, providing concise overview of vendors within a specific market sector, such as Platform as a Service. As the Read more about Platform Supremacy[…]

Spring 14 – What To Expect (But Not When To Expect It)

With some of the seriously chilly weather we’ve recently been experiencing on both sides of the Atlantic, it’s fair to say that Spring feels a long way away at the moment. And it looks like the folks at Salesforce agree, having just delayed the expected arrival of their Spring ’14 release to an as-yet-unconfirmed date, Read more about Spring 14 – What To Expect (But Not When To Expect It)[…]

Welcome to Salesforce1

Happy New Year & Welcome to Salesforce1 Happy New Year, it looks like the dust has finally settled after November’s Dreamforce and we are left with one thing in our spinning in our heads, Salesforce1. If your New Year’s resolution is learn more about Salesforce1 then here is quick take on Salesforce1. Salesforce always have Read more about Welcome to Salesforce1[…]

Who has all the Answers?

Over the past week or so, I’ve found myself getting involved in the Salesforce Answers community at success.salesforce.com. I say I ‘found myself’ getting involved because I initially checked it out just to respond to a few questions but soon discovered that it can get quite addictive. ‘Hey, another best answer in the bag! I’m now Read more about Who has all the Answers?[…]

Hit the Roadmap

This year’s Dreamforce was my first, and it was as interesting, fun, frantic, overwhelming and worthwhile as I’d expected. But one thing I didn’t expect from the event was to learn so much about what is on Salesforce’s roadmap for their next few releases. Parker Harris’ True To The Core and a host of product-specific Read more about Hit the Roadmap[…]

How I Accidentally Became A Consultant

Last month, while at Dreamforce in San Francisco, I walked into a room at the Hilton, sat down, clicked a mouse for about 90 minutes, and then walked out as a certified Sales Cloud Consultant. That was great, and it was definitely totally deliberate. But although taking and passing the exam wasn’t an accident, I Read more about How I Accidentally Became A Consultant[…]

An arsenal of usefulness, no developer should leave home without!

New entrants into the Salesforce ecosystem can be forgiven for not knowing Bob Buzzard (aka Keir Bowden). But once you start developing on the force.com platform you naturally end up on the developer boards which is where you find Bob, sorry Keir endlessly answering posts and mentoring the community. The sheer number of posts he Read more about An arsenal of usefulness, no developer should leave home without![…]